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that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
're going to ignore. welcome to a new year of washington gridlock. >>> lance armstrong is apologizing. but what exactly is he admitting he's done wrong? >>> and suzy orman's joining us to explain why you'll have to spend less money this year, and what you need to do to make up for it. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- >>> we begin with washington's latest standoff. during a white house news conference today, president obama told congressional republicans they will not, in his words, collect a ransom by demanding spending cuts as a condition for raising the debt ceiling. the house of representatives is back in session today, too, and republicans are just as adamant, insisting they won't raise the debt limit, unless the president goes along with spending cuts. let's go live to cnn white house correspondent brianna keilar. >> reporter: president obama stating very clearly today that he will not negotiate deficit reduction, tax increases and spending cuts attached to the debt ceiling. this of course does follow
. >>> to breaking news here that we're hearing at cnn about lance armstrong. we are now getting word that he just apologized to the livestrong staff. keep in mind, this is happening on the very day lance armstrong is sitting down with a one on one interview with oprah winfrey. we're gathering the facts. slap!] ow! ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums hi, i'm ensure clear... clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. >>> back to that breaking news here about lance armstrong today. we are getting word he has just apologized to the staff of the livestrong organization. this happening on the day he is sitting down with oprah winfrey, he's chosen that one and only interview to discuss things. what he will be discussing we do not know. but ed lavandera, straight to you, you're the one here in dall
in the future? we'll tell you. >>> riding toward redemption, or hitting a lawsuit pothole. lance armstrong reportedly considers confessing before talking to oprah winfrey. plus this. >>> "the hunger games" was one of the biggest films of the year and also what i call the six weeks it took me to get in this dress. >> ang lee has been nominated for best director for "life of pi," which is what i'm going to call the six weeks after i take this dress off. >> tina fey and amy poehler earning rave reviews, but they're not the only ones making headlines. jodie foster anyone? "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you for being with us. i'm carol costello. >>> at this very moment a california law maker is unveiling legislation that could chip away at the power of the nation's gun industry. he'll explain in just a moment. first, here's a look at what's in the cross hairs. it's a 2005 law that grants wide legal i community mmunity to gud dealers. no one else in the country enjoys this protection. it shields the industry from lawsuits involving shooting victims, everything from faulty designs
including americans being held at this gas plant by an al qaeda-linked terror group. lance armstrong admits he cheated and admits he deserved to be punished. the disgraced cyclist told oprah winfrey he does feel remorse for what he did and says cheating cost him sponsorships word about $75 million. he could lose a lot more as sponsors and supporters sue to get some of their own money back. >>> honda is recalling 748,000 of its odyssey minivans and pilot suvs. this is the second major recall of these models in just over a month. the company says there are problems with the assembly of the air bags on the driver's side. that could increase the risk of an injury in a crash. honda says it is not aware right now of any injuries that have occurred as a result of this problem. >>> so that's the news going on around the world right now. back to here, back to where we are in washington, the gorgeous national mall, people crowded behind us in this great weekend. >> it's a beautiful weekend. there's a big crowd beginning to gather. as the country's first african-american president gets ready to take t
to travel. >> big news for thousands and thousands of cubans this morning. thanks very much. >>> lance armstrong has a lot riding on his sitdown with oprah winfrey. the cyclist is expected to make a public apology and a limited confession to doping. armstrong has stripped of his seven tour de france titles after the u.s. anti-doping agency determined he was doping for years while at the top of his game. >>> justin timberlake is back in the music game this morning. overnight he released his first single in seven years. the song is called "suit and tie." he collaborated with jay-z on the song. take a listen. ♪ as long as i've got my suit and tie ♪ ♪ i'm going to make it tonight ♪ let me show you a few things >> we can all rejoice. justin timberlake back on the music scene. that song is available on itunes. let's go back to soledad in newtown. hey, soledad. >> all right, john. thank you. >>> as we mentioned all morning long, we've been coming to you live from newtown, connecticut, where exactly a month ago today, a gunman killed 20 children and 6 adults. it all happened at sandy h
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